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Bangalore, KA, IN

Accounts Analyst II

About Swiss Re


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About the role:

  • Process supplier invoices independently and allocate them to the appropriate expense account in a timely manner
  • Ensure proper authorisations and verify correctness of invoices
  • Ensure all original documents are archived based on requirements from Knowledge & Records (in line with local requirements)
  • Book direct debits/standing orders (or equivalents) and maintain internal approvals
  • Reconcile assigned balance sheet and control accounts in timely manner
  • Control outstanding position of aged creditors report
  • Process and file staff expense claims, ensure compliance with Company travel policy (in line with local requirements)
  • Handling supplier queries associated with invoice status, payment date, possible discrepancies, confirmation of balances
  • Handling internal queries associated with invoices (payment date and status, discrepancies, ad hoc reports)
  • Ability to deputise team members and cover all tasks. Have overview of all responsibilities of team members
  • Perform and cooperate on closing activities (cleaning of control accounts, maintenance of open positions, corrections, reporting)
  • Able to handle re-bookings, correction and open balances
  • Participation in continual improvement, projects and goals
  • Be able to analyse gaps in AP processes and outline possible solutions and improvements
  • Share knowledge and expertise with all team members, train new team members
  • Preparation of presentations and present for wider audience
  • Perform other position related tasks as instructed by Supervisor


About the team:

The Accounts Payable and Travel & Entertainment team is responsible for processing supplier invoices and employee travel and entertainment expenses for several Swiss Re locations worldwide. The team ensures that all payments are processed in a timely manner, in line with internal rules and guidelines and they communicate with our internal and external customers on a regular basis


About you:

  • University degree in the area of finance, banking, accounting, with relevant working experience of min. 4 years in any above field.
  • Language skills: English fluent written and spoken
  • Solid accounting knowledge (Understanding of balance sheet accounts, P&L accounts, control accounts and the link between these accounts)
  • Advanced user knowledge of MS Office tools
  • Good verbal and written business communication skills
  • Proactive attitude, self-motivated, team player, willing to learn
  • knowledge on GST, TDS and RCM and other taxation related topics
  • Payments and Banking processes/systems (Wires, ACH, Swift, Cheques etc.)
  • SAP, Oracle and Coupa knowledge is an advantage

Reference Code: 109411 


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